A password-protected directory is a folder which can't be accessed unless the proper login details are offered. This may be an entire website or simply one page that is located within a subfolder. If you attempt to open this sort of a directory, you shall see a browser pop-up in which you will need to type in a username as well as a password. If you input the right ones, you will be able to continue surfing around the content without the need to do anything extra. In case the login details are not correct, however, you will see a message that you are not authorized to see the content. In case this option is enabled, you won't be able to open a file even if you have a direct link. The function is quite practical if you need to limit the access to some content or if you are developing an Internet site and you don't want visitors to be able to access it before it's ready.
Password Protected Directories in Cloud Web Hosting
If you use any of our cloud web hosting
products, you will be able to make password-protected areas effortlessly even if you don't have any experience with such matters. We've incorporated a really easy-to-use point-and-click tool within the Hepsia CP, supplied with all accounts, so you will be able to secure any folder within just a few seconds. You'll only have to pick a domain or a subdomain and the specific folder which must be protected (the main one or a subfolder), and then to input the desired username and password which will be used to access the folder in question in the future. Every protected folder will have a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you'll be able to see instantly what content is secured and what's not. When necessary, you may create a number of sets of login credentials for the same folder.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You will be able to set up password protection for any content that you have inside your semi-dedicated server
account. We've integrated an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia hosting Control Panel where you will be able to activate the feature with a number of mouse clicks and with no difficulties, even if you're not really tech-savvy. You'll simply have to choose the hostname (domain or subdomain), the specific folder that must be protected (the primary folder or a subfolder) and the login name and password. The protection shall take effect instantaneously, so if you make an effort to open the password-protected URL within your web browser, you will need to type the newly created login details in order to proceed. Additionally, you'll be able to give different usernames for the exact same folder to a number of individuals, so you will not have to share the same login details with everybody. Each password-protected folder will have a compact padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you shall be able to recognize this sort of folders in no time.